Robert R. Nix II is a Member of Kerr, Russell and Weber, PLC and is co-chairperson of the firm’s Real Estate Practice Group. Mr. Nix practices in the areas of real estate law, commercial law, construction law and commercial litigation with a specialization in commercial real estate development, finance and leasing. He has experience in sophisticated and complex real estate transactions and his practice areas have touched on all aspects of real estate. His clients include private developers, cities with private/public mixed-use development projects, construction contractors and subcontractors and lending institutions. Mr. Nix has assisted clients in forming specialized limited partnership and limited liability companies to develop, own and lease commercial properties including the participation by both institutional and private investment groups. His varied activities have included serving as court appointed Master and specially selected arbitrator in complex real estate litigation matters.
Mr. Nix is a member of the State Bar of Michigan, the American Bar Association, the American College of Real Estate Lawyers, the American College of Mortgage Attorneys, and various special committees within such organizations. He has served as chairperson of the Real Property Law Section of the State Bar of Michigan and chairman of the Investment Entity Committee of the American College of Real Estate Lawyers. He is also a member of the Michigan Land Title Standards Committee of the State Bar of Michigan which is involved in promulgating land title standards relied upon by the title industry, practitioners and Michigan courts.
Mr. Nix is a regular lecturer for the Institute of Continuing Legal Education at the University of Michigan, the American College of Real Estate Lawyers, and the Homeward Bound seminar series for the Real Property Law Section of the State Bar of Michigan and has published materials in connection with such seminars. He has also written many articles for the Real Property Review and the American College of Real Estate Attorneys.
Mr. Nix is listed in "Who's Who in American Law," "Who's Who in America," "Who's Who in the World," "The Best Lawyers in America," and "Chambers USA - America's Leading Business Lawyers." He has also been named one of the Top 10 Super Lawyers in Michigan. He has also served as an expert witness in various real estate litigation cases.Mr. Nix is a graduate of the Wayne State University Law School and Eastern Michigan University.